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 AFB Class Policies




Adult French Classes



Registration for Winter courses is open!


If you are not a continuing student, please contact the instructor prior to registering. Links are below. 


New students who have never taken a French course with AFB are required to take one of the two placement tests (links below). Take a screenshot of the results, and email them to the corresponding instructor. Placement level will be confirmed with a short phone interview to ensure you are appropriately placed.


Option #1:  Test your French Level for Free


Option #2: Test de Connaissance Français


Email Nathalie (A101/A102) by clicking here.


Email Lena (A101) by clicking here.


Email Christine (A2) by clicking here.


Email Lena (B1) by clicking here.

Email Sophie (B2) by clicking here.


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We now offer two A101 beginner classes. They are the same class, but at different times to suit your own schedule.



A101: Beginner I

Instructor: Nathalie Andraud

Where: Zoom

Textbook: Campus 1

Class Capacity: 8 students


Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00pm


January 23, 30

February 6, 13, 20, 27

March 5, 12, 19, 26

April 2, 9


Cost for Members: $270

Cost for Non-Members: $320


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A101: Beginner I

Instructor: Lena Lippe

Where: Zoom

Class Capacity: 8 students


Saturdays from 11:30am-1:00pm


January 20, 27

February 3, 10, 17, 24

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

April 6


Cost for Members: $270

Cost for Non-Members: $320


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A102: Beginner II

Instructor: Nathalie Andraud

Where: Zoom

Textbook: Campus 1

Class Capacity: 8 students


Mondays from 5:30-7:00pm


January 22, 29

February 5, 12, 19, 26

March 4, 11, 18, 25

April 1, 8


Cost for Members: $270

Cost for Non-Members: $320


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A2: Intermediate

Instructor: Christine Rieuf

Where: Zoom

Textbook: Alter EGO+, A2 (Hachette): Cahier d'Activities (Texts are available on Amazon)

Class Capacity: 8 students


Tuesdays from 11:30am-1:00pm


January 23, 30

February 6, 13, 20, 27

March 5, 12, 19, 26

April 2, 9


Cost for Members: $270

Cost for Non-Members: $320


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B1: Intermediate I

Instructor: Lena Lippe

Where: Zoom

Class Capacity: 8 students


Saturdays from 9:30am-11:00am


January 20, 27

February 3, 10, 17, 24

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

April 6


Cost for Members: $270

Cost for Non-Members: $320


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B2: Conversation Dirigée

Instructor: Sophie Dardaine

Where: Zoom

Textbook: Version Originale 4 (19 sets available)

Class Capacity: 6 students


Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm


January 25

February 1, 8, 15, 22

March 14, 21, 28 (no class on March 7)

April 4


Cost for Members: $200

Cost for Non-Members: $250



Continuing students and approved new students can register by clicking here.


Updates Concerning Classes

We recognize that some students have voiced their preference to return to in-person instruction. As soon as we can find an instructor to teach in-person classes we will be offering them again.

Children's classes will return in 2024!! More information to follow!


French Levels

How do you know which Level French you are considered? Take a look at this handy ACTFL graphic to see which proficiency level describes you?

 

Placement Test
If this is your first time at the Alliance and you are starting to study French for the first time, you do not need to take a placement test. If you have studied French and feel you are not an absolute beginner, you can take an online Placement Test.

Option #1: (10 minutes for less) Language If you have studied French already,  and would like to take an online test, please take this short test. Be prepared to take a screen shot of your results.  This test is created by Language Level.Com  Free Language Level Test

Option #2: (90 minutes maximum, expect to spend at least 35 minutes) The TCF (Test de Connaissance Français) test is available for free to the general public. It can be found on TV5MONDE’s learning site. Be prepared to take a screen shot of your results. This language test is created by TV5MONDE.  Test de Connaissance Français

Email us at education@afbuffalo.org and send us your results so that we can set-up a short oral interview with one of our instructors. 

For more information concerning our classes and curriculum, please contact us at education@afbuffalo.org